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Muḥammad

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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[This entry contains three subentries: Life of the Prophet Biographies Role of the Prophet in Muslim Thought and Practice]

Muhammad

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World Encyclopedia

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Arab prophet and religious leader who founded Islam. He was born in Mecca. At the age of 25

Mahoun

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The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

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(c.570–632),

the prophet who founded Islam. The legends of medieval Christian propagandists, fearful of the challenge presented

Muhammad

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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Muhammad was born in *Mecca, into the Quraysh tribe, custodians of the Kaaba, Mecca’s principal shrine and a major

Muhammad, The Prophet of Islam

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The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

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Muhammad, son of Abd Allah was born in 570 in Mecca, Arabia. He belonged to a noble tribe of

MUḤAMMAD

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion (2 ed.)

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(570–632), founder of Islam; he grew up in Mecca and was acquainted with Jews and Christians, whose traditions and lore influenced him. At first Muḥammad had no intention of establishing a ... More
Muḥammad

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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(571–632)

Muhammad, son of ʼAbd Allāh, son of ʼAbd al-muṭṭalib of the Hashemite clan, belonged to

Muhammad

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The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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Muslims believe that Muhammad (ca. 570–632) was God's Messenger sent to proclaim in Arabic the same revelation that had

Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd Allah

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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(570–632).

The last of the Prophets, from whose proclamation of Qurʾān Islam derives. Muḥammad was born in

Muhammad

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A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

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The prophet and founder of the religion of Islam (d. 612). After the rise of Islam, many Jewish

Muḥammad

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Walter Emil Kaegi

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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(Μουάμεδ, Μωάμετ, etc.), prophet of Islam; born Mecca, tribe of Quraysh, ca.570, died Madīna, 8 June 632. Among the most controversial aspects of Muḥammad's life and thought is ... More
Mahomet

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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an archaic form of Muhammad, recorded from late Middle English; the alternative Mahound is also found. if the mountain will not come to Mahomet, Mahomet must go to the ... More
Muhammad

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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(c. 570–632),

Arab prophet and founder of Islam. He was born in Mecca, where c.610 he received the first of a series of revelations which, as the ...

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